ViewSonic M1 vs BenQ HT2150ST review

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ViewSonic M1
vs
BenQ HT2150ST

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - ViewSonic M1 vs BenQ HT2150ST that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, M1 has a total rating of 5.3 out of 10 versus 7 for HT2150ST.

Advantages ViewSonic M1 over BenQ HT2150ST

  • Lower noise level, 32 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 55 W vs 353 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 3500 hours

Advantages BenQ HT2150ST over ViewSonic M1

  • Bigger projection screen size: 60-180 inch vs 24-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 2200 vs 250 lumens
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers
  • Stereo sound from integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic M1
5.3
BenQ HT2150ST
7
4
7
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Common

Product

ViewSonic M1
BenQ HT2150ST

Model

M1
HT2150ST

Brand

ViewSonic
BenQ

Reviews

1115
372

Resolution

Native resolution

854 x 480
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WVGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

24-100
60-180

Projection distance, m/ft

0.6 - 2.7/1.5 - 6.5
0.9 - 3.3/1.8 - 9.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

250
2200

Contrast ratio

120000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.1:1 - 1.2:1
0.69:1 - 0.83:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

32
37

Power consumption, W

55
353

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

optional

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

30000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

7000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

6
10

Sound type

stereo
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.6 - 2.78

Focal length, mm

10.2 - 12.24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40
vertical +/- 20

Zoom ratio

1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
20

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
0/32

Max, C/F

40/104
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

14.7 x 4 x 12.7/5.8 x 1.6 x 5
27.6 x 12.1 x 38.1/15 x 4.8 x 10.9

Weight, kg/pounds

0.69/1.52
3.60/7.93
ViewSonic M1
BenQ HT2150ST
ViewSonic M1
BenQ HT2150ST

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.3
  • 7
  • 5.3ViewSonic M1
  • 7BenQ HT2150ST

The BenQ HT2150ST is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check BenQ HT2150ST price

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